London: Chatto and Windus, 1903. Leather_bound. Ten volumes. Small octavo. The Novels of Jane Austen's, with introduction by R. Brimley Johnson, illustrated in colour by A. Wallis Mills, The St. Martins Illustrated library of the standard authors.Bound in three quarter tan calf, cloth boards, spine gilt floral decorations, black title labels, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
New York: Random House, 1950. Full leather. Two volumes. Thick octavo. The Complete Novels of Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion. Introduction by Amy Loveman, coloured illustrations by Warren Chappell. Bound by Maurin in full blue morocco, triple gilt ruled to covers, spine with three raised bands and gilt titles, top edge gilt and turn-ins, decorative marbled endpaper.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1911. Leather_bound. Twelve volumes. Octavo. The Novels of Jane Austen. 2 volume Sense and Sensibility, 2 volume Pride and Prejudice, 2 volume Mansfield Park, 2 volume Emma, 1 volume Northanger Abbey, 1 volume Persuasion, 2 volume Lady Susan, The Watson's and Letters. Portrait frontispiece, black and red title pages. Bound in three quarter dark brown morocco with cloth floral boards decorations, spine with five raised bands gilt floral decorations and titles, top edge gilt, floral endpapers A splendid set. The Winchester Edition of The Novels of Jane Austen was first published by Grant Richards in 1898. It was reissued by John Grant of Edinburgh in 1905-1906 with new title-pages. Both of these editions contained the novels only. The 1911-1912 reissue, also by John Grant, Included two additional volumes the minor novels (Lady Susan and The Watsons) and Letters.
Boston and NewYork: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1919. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Thick octavo. Standard Library Edition. The Life of John Marshall by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge. A Frontierman, Solider, Lawmaker, Politician, Diplomatist, Stateman. Frontispiece colored with portrait illustration throughtout. Bound in three quarter brown morocco, cloth boards, gilt motif to spine, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper.
New York: The Grolier Society, 1900s. Leather_bound. Sixteen volumes. Octavo. The Life of Napoleon and Memoirs. 4 volumes Memoirs of Napoleon by Louis Antoine Fauvelet De Bourrienne, 6 volumes The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte by William Hazlitt, 6 volumes Memoirs of Madame Junot (Duchesse D' Abrantès). The Empire Edition is limited to four hundred and twenty-five copies which this is number 59 and printed by The Colonial Press. Illustrated colored engravings to frontispiece of each volumes with title tissue guard. Finely bound set in three quarter maroon morocco between cloth boards, top edge gilt, spine five raised bands with gilt motif of napoleonic emblems of stylized fluer-de-lis and wreath, gilt titles, maroon cloth endpapers. Excellent set in fine condition.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1905. Leather_bound. Twelve volumes. Octavo. The Novels of the Brontè Sisters. The Thornton Edition, Edited by Temple Scott. Title include Wuthering Heights, Villette, Shirley, The Professor, Agnes Grey, The Tenant of Windfell Hall, Jane Eyre, Life of Charlotte Brontè, Illustrated to set. Bound in three quarter red morocco, gilt motif to spine, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Privately, 1905. Leather_bound. Sixteen volumes. Octavo "The Baroda Edition." The Book Of The Thousand Nights And A Nights. A plain and literal translation of the arabian nights entertainments, translated and annotated by Richard F. Burton. Printed privately by the Burton Club, limited to nine-hundred and fifty sets which this is number 99.Handsomely bound by Stikeman and Company three quarter tan morocco, top edge gilt, spine with five raised bands gilt decorations in compartments of the quarter moon and star, second and fourth panels gilt title, marbled endpaper, 71 portraits and other illustrations and captioned tissue guard.
London: George G. Harrap and Company, 1933. Full leather. Four volumes. Thick octavo. First Edition. Marlborough His Life And Times, by Winston Spencer Churchill. Illustrated portraits and facsimile letters. Recent bound in full red morocco, spine gilt rampant lion, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1906. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Thick quarto. The History of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, by Miguel De Cervantes and translated from the spanish by Peter Anthony Motteux. Portrait and other illustrations throughtout. Bound in three quarter blue morocco, gilt title to spine , raised bands, top edge gilt, decorative endpaper.
London: Osgood McIlvaine and Company, 1895. Full leather. Four volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Memoirs of Barras Member of the Directorate of Napoleon. Edited with general introduction, preface and appendices by George Duruy, transalted by Charles E. Roche, seven portraits in heliogravures, two facsimile, two plans. Bound by Bayntun in full red polished calf, covers double gilt-rule to borders, spine gilt in compartments of fleur-de-lis decorations, raised banding, brown title labels, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper, floral gilt turn-ins. Housed in a slipcase.
London: John Murrary, 1862. Full leather. Eight volumes. Octavo. The History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire. With notes by Dean Milman and M.Guizot a new edition with additional notes by William Smith. Illustrated portrait frontispiece.Bound in full three tan polished calf, covers and spine gilt dense floral decorations, red and green title labels, raised bands, all edges marbled, blind tooling turn-ins, decorative marbled endpaper.
London: William Heinemann, 1934. Leather_bound. One volume. First Edition. Octavo. Francis The First. Extra-Illustrated Copy in a beautiful cosway binding by Bayntun- Rivière. This stunning exrtra illustrated book on King Francis The First of France, many black and white portrait illustrations with insertion of fifteen from (1494-1547) and four hand- colored plates. Bound in full red crushed morocco, covers with a oval portrait of Francis The First inset under glass, covers and spine beautiful gilt floral spray decorations, raised bands, gilt title, all edges gilt, leather and gilt turn-ins, marbled endpaper, housed in a clam shell box. A beautiful and handsome binding.
London: Longman and Green, 1840. Full leather. Eight volumes. Octavo. Visits to Remarkable Places; Rural and Domestic Life of Germany; Rural Life ogf England; Student Life of Germany; Homes and Haunts of the British Poets; Northern Heights of London, 1840; 1842; 1840; 1849; 1847 and 1869. A particularly handsome set in full tan polished calf with gilt decorative spine, red and green title labels, triple gilt rule to covers gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. marbled endpapers, illustrated throughout.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1897. Leather_bound. Forty volumes. Octavo. "Holly Edition" The Works of Washington Irving. Portraits and other illustrations through-out setwith title tissue guard, title include Oliver Goldsmith, Knickerbockers History of New York, Columbus, Life of George Washington, Astoria, Salmagundi, Tales of a Traveller, Spanish Papers, etc. Bound in three quarter green morocco, and marbled boards, top edge gilt, each volumes to spine tooled with holly motif decorations, and small red morocco inlaid, one raised bands, the initial "L," on upper left-corner to covers, spine evenly faded to brown.
London: Thomas Nelson, 1966. Full Leather. One volume. Quarto, First Edition. Wine by Hugh Johnson. How its made Red Table Wine, White Table Wine, Aperitifs Sherry-Champangne other sparkling wine, and vineyard from the world Europe, France, Burgundy, Bordeaux, The Rine and Moselle, Northern California and South-east Australia. Photogravures illustrations throughout.Bound in full striking red crushed morocco, covers and spine composed of scrolling interlacing tendrils and leaves gilt, gilt title, all edges gilt, decorative endpaper, gilt turn-ins, original cover- wrapper bound into the rare of book.
New York: The Century Company, 1887. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Quartos. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Being for the most part contributions by the Union and Confederate Officers based upon the century war, edited by Robert Underwood Johnson and Clarence Clouch Buel of the editorial staff of the century magazine. Illustrated with many hundred portraits, maps, battle scene, homes, cottage, ships etc. Bound in three quarter brown leather, gilt title, all edges marbled, boards and endpaper marbled.
London: Lawrence and Bullen, Limited, 1904. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Folio. A History of English Furniture by Percy Macquoid. With plates in colour after Shirley Slocombe, and numerous illustrations selected and arranged by the author. The Age of Oak , The Age Mahogany, The Age of Walnut.Bound In three quarter red morocco, cloth boards, gilt titles, raised bands, top edge gilt,
Paris: Jean Boussod, Manzi, Joyant, 1899. Full leather. One volume. Quarto. Josèphine Impèratrice et Reine. Douze cents exemplaires sur papier vèlin des manufactures du marais mumèrotès a la presse 1200 no 560. Portrait illustrations. Bound in full green crushed morocco, heavy gilt decorations to covers and spine, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper. (Text is in French).
London: Constable and Company, 1925. Full leather. One volume. Octavo. First Edition. Robert E. Lee, the Soldier. A History of the Civil War of 1861 - 65. Frontispiece portrait illustration and views of maps and plans. Recent bound in full navy blue morocco, boards single gilt - rule, spine gilt motif of musket rifle, raised bands, gilt title, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: H.Lintot, J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper. 1751. Leather_bound. Nine volumes. Octavo. The Works of Alexander Pope Efq., with his last corrections, additions and improvements; as they were delivered to the editor a little before his death: together with the commentaries and notes of Mr. Warburton, red and black title pages, illustrated throught-out set.Bound in three quarter blue morocco, marbled boards, spine floral gilt decorations, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt.
London: Fisher Son and Company, 1900s. Full leather. One volume. Quarto. Emm Roberts. Hindostan its Landscapes, Places, Temples, Tombs, the shores of the Red Sea;and the sublime and romantic scenery of the Himalayan Mountains, illustrated in a series of views drawn by Turner, Stanfield, Prout, Cattermole, Roberts, Allom, etc, from the original sketches by commander Robert Elliot and Francis White, with descriptions by Emma White. Bound beautifully in full blue morocco, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, raised bands, tan title label, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpaper.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1899. Cloth. One volume. Large Quarto. First Edition. Big Game Hunting In The Rockies And On The Great Plains. Comprising hunting trips of a ranchman and the wilderness hunter, fifty-five illustrations with proctected title tissue guard by Remington, Frost, Beard, Gifford, Sanford, and well-known artists. Limited to one thousand copies which this is number 718. Signed by Theodore Roosevelt of the Portrait Frontispiece.Original beige cloth bound, covers and spine trimmed leather title with decorations of elk and rifle, top edge gilt, uncut edges, housed in a custom slipcase.
London: Robert Tyas, 1843. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Thick quarto. The Plays of William Shakspere. Comedies, Tragedies, Historical Plays, Sonnets, Poems, Memoir and Essay. Extra illustrated with wood engravings by Kenny Cadows.Bound in three quarter maroon morocco, marbled boards, spine gilt motif decorations, gilt title, raised bands, marbled endpaper, all edges marbled.
Philadelphia: J.B. LIppincott Company, 1894. Leather_bound. Five volumes. Octavo. The History of the French Revolution 1789-1800. Translated with notes and illustrations from Frederick Shoberl, forty illustrations on steel engraved by William Breatbatch. Bound in three quarter blue morocco, marbled boards, spine gilt in compartments of napoleonic wreath emblems, bees and eagle, gilt title, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Longmans, Green and Company, 1892. Leather_bound. Twenty-eight volumes. Octavo. The Badminton Library Collection of Sport with various authors. Illustrated through-out. Title include Skating, Rowing, Yachting Sea Fishing, Racing and Steeple-Chasing,Shooting, Poetry of Sport, Cricket, Driving, Archery, Athletics, Dancing, Cycling, Golf, Driving, Polo, Swimming, etc. Bound by Root and Son Binders in three quarter dark brown morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt motif, raised bands, gilt titles, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.